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Sweet-Spicy Tofu

What you need: 

1 block extra-firm tofu
canola oil for deep-frying + 1 tablespoon more for stir-frying
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon sambal oelek (garlic chili paste), or to taste
4 green onions, chopped, green tops included
5 tablespoon Kikkoman soy sauce, or to taste
2 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon sesame oil, optional
Rice as an accompaniment

What you do: 

Cube tofu (about 1 x 2 inch-pieces). Deep fry in oil over high heat, turning several times, only until outside is golden. Do not overcook or tofu will be dry. Drain on paper towels.
Heat 1 tbsp. canola oil in wok or skillet. Over high heat, stir-fry garlic 5 seconds, add sambal oelek, stir-fry 10 seconds more, add fried tofu and green onions, stir-fry 10 seconds, add soy sauce and sugar, stir-fry 10 seconds more or until tofu is coated with sauce. Serve over rice.

Preparation Time: 
30 minutes
Cooking Time: 
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